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CBS
Sep 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
mitt romney is pouncing on the comments made by the president's and the new ad by the obama campaign. >> a heart stopping moment for drivers, the close calls when they suddenly find themselves sharing one of >> at 6:30 p.m., a stunning new report changing how scientist of you breast cancer. the discovery may lead to a new way to attack it, more precise treatments and even one day a cure. dr. kim has that story. >> this 36 year-old is at high risk for breast cancer. >> my mother and grandmother are breast cancer survivor, my mom is a two-time breast cancer survivor. >> she does monthly exams but still worries. >> i would love their to be a guarantee that if i find i have it, it would be ok. >> now results of a large study of breast cancer genetics could offer new hope. scientists have identified for genetically distinct types of breast cancer and one of them is much more resemble wing of marion cancer, that suggested is not the organ but the dna that matters. >> it is very exciting. >> this breast cancer surgeon says it is a new way about thinking about cancer and treatment. >> it sho
CBS
Sep 18, 2012 6:00pm PDT
listening? >> thankyou so much. >> in 2008, it was brought obama and a pacific heights mansion in san cisco and in 2012 it is mitt romney at the home of a private equity investor in boca raton, grace lee is here with how a bay area magazine has rocked the presidential campaign. >> what we have learned is that the grandson of former president jimmy carter was the middleman, he convince the unnamed source release that video to a magazine with an office in union square and because of this work, we are now seeing even more of the candid republican nominee an mitt romney. >> i am torn by two perspectives, one is that the palestinians have no interest in establishing peace, and that the pathway to peace is almost unthinkable to accomplish. >> republican nominee mitt romney goes on to say that the only thing to do is " kick the ball down field ". and hope for resolution. this video was posted by mother jones magazine, reportedly taken without the knowledge of mitt romney. >> it is shocking but part of the problem really is not necessarily the policy that is being presented, because we're rea
CBS
Sep 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
better off under president obama .. >> mitt romney has just launched a four and a half million dollar advertising campaign, they are airing in eight swing states, please is expected to decide the presidential election, from florida to colorado. but the president is fighting back, hitting two key states in new hampshire and iowa, with the vice-president. >> tax cuts when times are good, tax cuts when times are bad, tax cuts to help you lose a few extra pounds ... tax cuts to improve your love life. it will cure anything according to them. >> that is not all, his former chief of staff, rahm emanuel, known for his aggressive fund- raising abilities, has made a move. he will head the democrats' biggest super pak, priorities usa. rahm emanuel is also considered to be a rainmaker on the scale of karl rove for the republicans, and he is also hitting up to separate superpacs for congressional candidates and posting his first event monday in chicago. he is heading up at 3 superpacs expected to raise millions of dollars and by the way, he is also the mayor of chicago so he will have a very busy
CBS
Sep 13, 2012 6:00pm PDT
killed four americans in libya on tuesday. president obama and the republican nominee mitt romney when head to head on this issue yesterday, but today both seem to ease off of the political rhetoric. >> i want people around world to hear me, to all those that would do us harm, no act of terror, will go one punished. >> he said this time and time again, he said " the world needs american leadership ". where is american leadership? we need a strong america, i intend to lead and have an america that a strong that helped lead the world. >> political strategists say that mitt romney needed to back down after attacking the president for being weak on foreign policy. >> he clearly over reached yesterday, there's nothing wrong with having a reasonable dispute about foreign policy on the issues. but if it starts looking like a cheap shot or a low blow, that is when it can backfire and that is what happened to mitt romney >> that is not how this san francisco republican chair sees it. >> i do not think that mitt romney is pulling back, what he's doing is expanding on the message, which is v
CBS
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
third day in a row president obama and mitt romney are campaigning in the same state. the candidates spent a morning in virginia but the president promoting a plan to create jobs while mitt romney focused on the national debt crisis. of course virginia is one of the key battleground states, we will watch closely. >> criminals target a woman sitting cost side of pete's coffee. we'll tell you how police say the scenario is becoming increasingly common. >> money from nothing, why the state is still going to charge you for a service they have no plans to provide. >> the picture behind me is awesome, it is that river of maritime air spilling in from the pacific ocean run right over san fransisco, but the wind will soon be going the opposite direction.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> you are looking at a trail of destruction and injured by standards. about this time yesterday it was nothing short of chaos from pacific heights to hayes valley and tonight we're learning more about the crime wave that led to this mess. joe vasquez is outside of the coffee shop where the mayhem started. >> street robberies
CBS
Sep 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. political reporter grace lee on what bill clinton might be able to do for president barack obama tonight. >> possibly a lot because he is the most popular living former presidents and democrats are hoping to play on that popularity and the nostalgia that former president bill clinton represents for a lot of voters. he is no stranger to rallying delegates, this will be the seventh time that he has spoke at the democratic national convention. just hours before the scandal to deliver the speech, clinton still had not handed over his final draft. some believe that is the son of the level of trust between the two men. before we hear from clinton, to powerhouse will vouch for president obama including nancy pelosi. >> we believe in the government of the many, not a privileged few. when you go to the polls, a vote for democracy, vote for president barack obama. >> also from california, attorney general harris, a former san fransisco district attorney will be addressing the crowd in a few minutes. she is considered by many people to be a rising star in the democratic party. and while the
CBS
Sep 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
stunned 785 ft. in the air. why a duke was dangling from th, >> president obama is not taking labor day off, he is busy defending his economic policies ahead of this week's national democratic convention in charlotte beginning tomorrow. randall pinkston shows us that the party is already getting started. >> the stage is set here at the time warner cable reno where 20,000 people will have the opportunity to witness the official opening of the democratic national convention tomorrow night. charlotte is throwing a big party, before the democrats did down to business. actor and singer jeff bridges and james taylor entertained the crowd at carolina fast and thousands of people collecting pins and t-shirts and other souvenirs at the labor day celebration. >> a great opportunity for people to come out and be together. >> democrats like this man that travel from washington d.c., are having fun but also eager for the convention to begin. >> this is a magical moment not just for the african-american community but for all of america. i believe that what this president has done for us is putting us
CBS
Sep 6, 2012 6:00pm PDT
obama's tonight is the august jobs report coming up tomorrow morning. bloomberg news reports that the president actually guest is numbers today. a sneak peak before the rest of us see the data tomorrow morning. although those closest to the president say that he is not likely to tip his hand in tonight's speech, about that information. >> hardly an average day on the job for the san jose fire department, a bizarre tale of a man and a garbage bag, in a terrible bind, and his troubles were just beginning. >> and len ramirez in san jose with a popular supermarket chain facing a boycott tonight, just ahead, the new hiring policy that has a lot of immigrants and their supporters angry. >> good evening to you, i have your forecast, the marine layer basically nonexistent right now, take a live look at the golden gate which is crystal clear.,,,, [ female announcer ] you want family dinner to be special. dad, we want pizza. you guys said tacos. [ female announcer ] it doesn't always work out that way. you know what? we're spending too much money on eating out anyway. honey, come look at this.
CBS
Sep 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
president obama during the post convention world? >> this political strategist believes that former president bill clinton held the current commander in chief a lot .. >> president clinton gave one of the best public speeches of the last generation, i think the shining moments was at the democratic convention and not the republican convention. >> he reminded people that could economic times could be ahead. and i think that is something that people wanted to hear. >> this longtime pollster agrees but he believes that outside of economic news, also helped boost the president. >> the market got an ounce, and all around that bounced in the market was a sense that things may be comincombing down with the economy. >> while mitt romney may criticize the president effectively, he says that he did not offer up a good alternative. >> you cannot just give people a reason not to vote for your opponent, you have to give them a reason to vote for your candidate and i am not sure that the republicans have made that case. >> this mitt romney campaign pollster responded to the numbers by saying " wh
CBS
Sep 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
arbitrary, governor mitt romney actually got the number from president obama. he started using $250,000 as the cutoff number between the middle class and wealthy when he was campaigning in 2008. >> with 53 days left before the election, there's really no room for mistakes and the latest cbs news poll shows that the president and mitt romney are statistically tied, 3 points apart with the president only slightly above the that is really the same as the margin of error so that is why they're considered to be tied. think about this, the election may feel far off because it is on november 6th, that is 53 days, but early voting begins here in 25 days and in some states early voting begins in as little as two weeks. >> every word will be dissected. it is torn to be fun for the next seven weeks. thank you for that. >> republicans are trying to deliver a huge blow to president obama clean energy dreams, they want to make the type of loan made to solyndra disappear. a bill passed by the house gop leaders aims to end the energy department's loan guarantee program. solyndra was able to ge
CBS
Sep 11, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, >> whether it is for obama or >> pick his name is charlie, and there's a fight going on right now to try and save his life. he has been ordered euthanize after a severe attack on a police force christie field. now the owner has won a small victory, mike sugerman has more on the dog's face. >> tomorrow is a big day for charlie, he will be off to davis where he will have a behavioral exam. you may know the story of charlie, he has 12,000 fans on the internet. this is charlie, in happier times, a great dog says his owner. they're best friends. >> loving, he is great with kids, he has never been any animals, he gets along with every other animal that he has come across. and, you know, me and my family love him. >> he did not didid not get along with a police force, he did some serious damage to reach >> the dog chased the course approximately a mile and a half and would have continued to chase if it was not stopped by the u.s. park police. >> charlie has been sentenced to death for the incident but there has been a huge outcry on internet sites, facebook, a virtual petitions. >> i have over
CBS
Sep 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
families of those killed. and then he criticized president obama. >> the administration was wrong to stand by statements sympathizing with those that had reached our embassy in egypt. instead of condemning their actions. >> mitt romney said that instead of speaking out forcefully against that breach, the u.s. embassy in cairo issued a statement that he called " akin to an apology ". in an interview with 60 minutes, president obama said that mitt romney did not have his facts straight. >> there is a more broad lesson to be learned here and gov. mitt romney seems to have a tendency to shoot first and name later. and as president, one of the things i've learned is that you cannot do that. >> when asked if the remark was irresponsible, the president said that he would let the american people be the judge of that. we have continuing coverage of the libyan attack and the death of the ambassador on line, you can find the latest developments 24/7 on cbssf.com. >> now back to the presidential candidates, mr. obama showing a strong lead over mitt romney in california according to an exclusive
CBS
Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
turning points in the election cycle? >> this is a turning point but it is clear now that obama has moved out of the margin of error in the swing states. so it is now going to be much harder for mitt romney to see a pass, a strategic path to victory. >> most voters identify the economy and jobs as the number- one issue this election year. in this poll all three swing states, pennsylvania, ohio, in florida, have a majority of voters choosing the president as their man to lead the charge. something we have not seen before. >> we noticed that he has managed to weather the concern about the economy largely because mitt romney has not convinced people that he will be a preferable alternative. >> he is a presidential campaign strategist and has worked with both bill clinton and hillary clinton as well as al gore and he says that it is not over yet. >> particularly in the age of replacement referees that we're seeing in the nfl, the obama campaign should not be celebrating in the end zone to early. >> but he believes that it will be tough to recover after mitt romney was seen talking about
CBS
Sep 21, 2012 6:00pm PDT
we have had something this explosive about president obama or another prominent democrat, we have no problem on that, we would have chased that story just as hard. >> donations are also went up, someone even drop off a check for a couple hundred dollars at their offices in washington dc. elizabeth cook, cbs 5. >> protesters expected to return to the mission district tonight in the wake of a police shooting. last night demonstrators shouted down officers in riot gear just hours after the incident. joe vasquez tells us more about the suspect and hide. a high-power weapon he was carrying. >> police believe that they might have prevented a shooting by taking this guy off of the street, they had a task force because of another reason shooting last sunday. they were trying to prevent the inevitable retaliation, around 8:00 last night officers recognized a 22 year-old gang member, a parolee that has spent time in prison for shooting someone in the past. they ordered the man to stop and instead he took off running and pulled a loaded semi-automatic weapon and pointed it at the officer, the o
CBS
Sep 17, 2012 6:00pm PDT
that our independence. >> the obama's campaign has released a statement saying that it is hard to serve as president for all americans when you have written off half of the nation. all of that leak video is on cbs sf .com, click on politics. >> many police officers have been leaving the police. now is the chief stern. just ahead, why the chief says it is time to quit? >> my gut feeling is that he is hurt. >> some where, between the bay area and chicago, an amtrak passenger vanished, his final phone call before he disappeared? >> did you feel it this morning? a chill in the air, this afternoon? not as warm as it,,,, [ female announcer ] you want family dinner to be special. dad, we want pizza. you guys said tacos. [ female announcer ] it doesn't always work out that way. you know what? we're spending too much money on eating out anyway. honey, come look at this. [ female announcer ] my money map from wells fargo is a free online tool that helps you track your spending. so instead of having to deal with a tight budget, you could have a tighter family. ♪ wells fargo. >> >> amid ten
CBS
Aug 31, 2012 6:00pm PDT
president obama. the obama campaign answered with a twitter message of the president's chair saying " this seat is taken ". his speech cut into mitt romney prime-time coverage. today mitt romney's facing questions about whether the actors appearance distracted from the nominees time in the spotlight. >> we appreciate his support, of course, but it is so hard to really get a sense of who this person is in such a short amount of time. >> with the convention behind him and only 67 days until the election, the mitt romney campaign shifts into high gear, after florida mitt romney headed to louisiana to tour the damage from hurricane isaac. president obama on the road in texas meeting with troops at fort bliss. next week democrats open their convention in charlotte. >> for a look back on the most memorable speeches and of the republican national convention, including clint eastwood, head to the politics page on cbs sf .com. for complete coverage of the democratic national convention next week. >> help keep watters and safe over the weekend. that story coming up. >> archaeologist think it is 25 >
CBS
Sep 20, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> you need a ph.d. to keep up with all of that, thank you. >> president obama back in the bay area next month, his campaign confirms that he will be fund-raising in san fransisco october 8th. and it will be the president's fourth visit to the bay area since may. today he and his republican rival were in florida working hard for the hispanic vote. in a forum with univision, the president touted his deferred action program for young undocumented immigrants. he blamed republicans for his failure to push through comprehensive immigration reform. mitt romney dismissed all of that as election-year politics. he trails the president by a wide margin among hispanic voters. the gop hopeful step up his efforts to woo that crowd. today he had his eye on another important voting bloc, promising seniors in sarasota that he would reverse the president's medicare cuts. >> a group of u.s. senators called out a long list of technology companies for shipping profits overseas to avoid paying taxes. and plenty of them are here in the bay area. a senate investigation finds u.s. companies have more than a one
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